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ANSWER:

Antonio Meucci congratulations to Marc for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

What pioneer in telephonic voice communication technology (with a patent that predates Alexander Graham Bell’s by five years) lived nearly half his life in the neighborhood of Clifton, Staten Island?

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ANSWER:

$10 Congratulations to ZB for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

When Long Island investment company Hampton Scows, Inc. purchased South Brother Island from the city, how much did they pay?

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ANSWER:

The Dodgers’ Sym-Phony Band Congratulations to Lee Gelber for getting the correct answer first! (Honorable mention to  who Marie France Lefebvre who was on the right track but left out the crucial aspect of the Brooklyn Dodgers.)

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QUESTION:

Louis Dallojacono, Joe Aiello, Dan Wilson, Joe Matty, and Jojo Delio were known collectively as what?

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ANSWER:

Travers Island Congratulations to Marie France Lefebvre for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

The uptown facility of the New York Athletic Club is located on what peninsula just north of Pelham Bay Park?

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ANSWER:

Her own seat on the New York Stock Exchange Congratulations to Marie France Lefebvre for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

In 1967, Muriel Siebert paid $445,000 and became the first woman to have what?

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